Magnet: Multi-dose Open Vial Policy for WHO prequalified vaccines
In light of the limited global supply of the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), the PAHO Immunization Unit wanted to find ways to help countries strengthen compliance with the Multi-dose Open Vial Policy of the World Health Organization (WHO).
For this reason, a large magnet was designed that can be placed on the refrigerators of the vaccination centers.
The material highlights the recommended time a multi-dose vial should be used according to the type of vaccine:
During the weekend or in preparation for an electricity outage, emergency, or another event that could affect the cold chain storage, you should: